March 2024 Community Program – In Conversation with Tri-Valley Mayors

Bankhead Theater 2400 First Street, Livermore, CA, United States

     Join us for TVNPA’s March Community Program, In Conversation with Tri-Valley Mayors. In this annual program in its fourth year, we explore the symbiotic relationship between civic and community engagement featuring the mayors of Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, and San Ramon. This panel discussion will delve into strategies for enhancing the connection between cities and local nonprofits in the dynamic landscape of 2024. As we navigate the challenges and opportunities of today's society, we will explore proactive measures to strengthen collaboration and foster mutual understanding. Doors open at 9:30am for registration and refreshments. The program begins at 10:00am.   We’re celebrating our 10 Year Anniversary! We warmly invite you to stay around afterward for some cake and a toast in commemorating a decade of community impact and collaboration. This milestone celebration will take place immediately following the program, offering you the chance to connect with fellow members and

Philanthropy Institute 2024 – Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You?

Zoom

Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You Starting a nonprofit can seem terrifically complicated—is it worth it?  This class can help you decide. In this session you’ll learn the legal and logistical elements necessary to start a successful nonprofit.  You’ll also learn about possible alternatives to starting your own nonprofit that you may not have considered.  Finally, you’ll be introduced to a tool that will help you assess your own readiness to move forward. Please note the changed start time of 12:30pm PT.   Explore the entire list of coursework presented in 2024 by The Philanthropy Institute!

Philanthropy Institute 2024 – Intro to Finding Grants

Zoom

Are you new to the field of grant seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.* This class is a prerequisite to: Introduction to the Foundation Directory Online. Explore the entire list of coursework presented in 2024 by The Philanthropy Institute!

Special Interest Roundtable Series- International Nonprofits

CommonPoint Nonprofit Center 164 N L Streeet, Livermore, CA

Embark on a transformative exploration of organizational and program strategies with best practices and lessons learned to elevate your nonprofit while improving the well-being in the international arena. Facilitated by Erna Grasz of Asante Africa Foundation, participants will discuss best practices of nonprofits working to make meaningful impact on an international scale and will be expected to actively contribute to the discussion of challenges faced and possible solutions. Participants are encouraged to watch the documentary Poverty, Inc. prior to the meeting.     Erna Grasz recognizes herself as a Systems Engineer turned Systems Entrepreneur tackling global challenges. She co-founded Asante Africa Foundation with two visionary African women from Kenya and Tanzania. While spending 25 years in the corporate world as a senior executive, she earned a reputation as a strategic leader, “organizer of chaos” and with demonstrated success in diverse industries, including medical device, defense research, and semiconductor capital equipment.

$25 – $30

Philanthropy Institute 2024 – Intro to Foundation Directory Online

Zoom

Are you Looking for grants for your nonprofit? Join us to learn how to use Foundation Directory Online (FDO), the most comprehensive prospect research tool for fundraisers, with over 239,000+ grant-maker profiles. You will learn how to search for grant-makers who have funded organizations working on causes and with communities similar to those you serve.*     Explore the entire list of coursework presented in 2024 by The Philanthropy Institute!

Philanthropy Institute 2024 – Intro to Proposal Writing

Zoom

Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of Candid’s most popular classes! This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.       Explore the entire list of coursework presented in 2024 by The Philanthropy Institute!

Philanthropy Institute 2024 – Intro Corporate Giving

Zoom

Is your organization ready to seek corporate support? Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. This class provides a basic overview of pursuing corporate philanthropy.         Explore the entire list of coursework presented in 2024 by The Philanthropy Institute!

Philanthropy Institute 2024 – Intro Project Budgets

Zoom

Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don’t know what and how much to ask for? If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence. This class will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation proposal.           Explore the entire list of coursework presented in 2024 by The Philanthropy Institute!

“State of Housing for Vulnerable Populations in the Tri-Valley” presented by TVNPA’s Anti-Poverty Collaborative

Bankhead Theater 2400 First Street, Livermore, CA, United States

Join us for TVNPA's Anti-Poverty Collaborative event, "State of Housing for Vulnerable Populations in the Tri-Valley," on May 2, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. The program will feature key presentations by Michelle Starratt, Alameda County Housing Director, and Jonathan Russell Director of Alameda County Health Housing and Homelessness, where they aim to address the urgent need for housing solutions for seniors, transitioned-age youth, people with disabilities, homeless and the nearly homeless. Following the lead discussion, a panel of local nonprofit leaders including City Serve of the Tri-Valley, Open Heart Kitchen, Interfaith Housing, Sunflower Hill, Tri-Valley Haven, and Goodness Village, will share insights on current trends, successful strategies, and ongoing community needs. This collaborative event is a call to action for all stakeholders to join forces in the fight against poverty and homelessness in the Tri-Valley area. The event is open to the

Charity Reimagined with Dan Pallotta

Bankhead Theater 2400 First Street, Livermore, CA, United States

Charity Reimagined Tickets On Sale Now! An Evening with Dan Pallotta: "UnCharitable" Live "What if charity could be transformed from a gesture to an answer - to solving the world's greatest problems? What if everything we've been taught about charitable giving is wrong? What if it's undermining the very causes we love the most?" ~RT   Join us for an unprecedented evening that highlights the intersection of philanthropy, innovation, and the nonprofit sector. Dan Pallotta, an activist and fundraiser renowned for his groundbreaking TED Talk, brings to the stage a live discussion alongside the screening of "UnCharitable", a feature-length documentary that delves into the challenges and transformative possibilities facing today's nonprofits.     "UnCharitable" shines a spotlight on the tumultuous journey of three of the United States' most dynamic charities, which were dismantled, highlighting the need for systemic change in the nonprofit sector. Directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and led by

$85 – $105